• Players toe the line during action from the 11th annual Dodgeball For Diabetes Tournament Friday in Ephrata. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    11th Dodgeball Tourney in the books

    Three, Two, One, Go! And with those simple instructions from the referees, the 11th annual Dodgeball for Diabetes fund-raiser tournament was underway last Friday at the Ephrata Senior High School. When you hear about a dodgeball tournament,...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s John Fry (54) and Jake Keifer (67) celebrate the Eagles’ 28-18 victory over West York.
Abdul Saad (68) recovers a fumble in the Eagles’ 28-18 victory over West York Friday night. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Eagles take bite out of Bulldogs

    Cocalico has accumulated a lot of wins in its illustrious history as a District Three football power. But according to Eagle Coach Dave Gingrich, Friday’s 28-18 victory over second-seeded West York, which vaulted Cocalico into the District...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Cocalico graduate Jordan Page leads the fourth-ranked Syracuse Orange into the NCAA Final Four this weekend. (Mike Okoniewski/Syracuse Athletic Communications)
    Page receives honor, joins Morgan at Final Four

    Cocalico graduate and Syracuse University senior Jordan Page was one of five members of the No. 4 Orange field hockey team to earn 2014 Longstreth/NFHCA Division I All-Mideast Region accolades, the NFHCA announced on Monday morning. Page...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s Stewart Martin (left) closes in on East Pennsboro quarterback
Tyler Stahlman during Friday’s District game in Denver.
    Eagles v. West York for semifinal berth

    This week, the going gets tougher Eagles to face two seed West York with A week ago, little went wrong for Cocalico as the Eagles easily rolled past East Pennsboro, 35-0 in the first round of the...

    • Posted November 14, 2014
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  • Kevin Pletz is shown talking to his team during a timeout this past season. Pletz, who spent five yeas as EHS boys lacrosse coach, recently
stepped down from his position.
    Pletz steps down as EHS lax coach

    Kevin Pletz had the unenviable task of replacing a local legend when he was named to succeed Ephrata boys lacrosse Coach Mike Ream, who passed away suddenly at the start of the 2010 season. But Pletz, an...

    • Posted November 12, 2014
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  • Savannah Graybill, a 2006 Cocalico High School grad, is going
to Germany, Switzerland, France, Austria and Russia as the number one qualifier for the USA skeleton team.
    Qualifies first for US Skeleton team, named grant winner

    While we are dealing locally with the leaves coming off the trees and the first of the sub-freezing temperature mornings, one of our own is preparing for a world class athletic adventure. Cocalico High School 2006 grad...

    • Posted November 12, 2014
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  • Cocalico graduate Jordan Page leads the fourth-ranked Syracuse Orange
into the NCAA Tournament, which gets underway this weekend.
    Field hockey players making an impact on the college turf

    Northern Lancaster County is well-represented in the college field hockey ranks this season, with numerous players competing at all three levels. The following is an update of each player and how they have fared this season: Division...

    • Posted November 12, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s Stewart Martin (left) closes in on East Pennsboro quarterback
Tyler Stahlman during Friday’s District game in Denver.
    Eagles roll past East Pennsboro

    The Cocalico Eagles jumped into the District Three AAA Football Tournament Friday night with both feet Friday, blanking Mid-Penn Colonial Division Co-Champions East Pennsboro 35-0 in Denver. This was the third time the two had met in...

    • Posted November 12, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Nate Becker (center) competes during the middle section of Saturday’s State Cross Country Championship held in Hershey. (Photo by Bruce Morgan)
    Becker leads local contingent at States

    Back in mid-season, an ankle injury prevented Ephrata junior Nate Becker from going head-to-head with Manheim Township junior Brian Delany, then the lone unbeaten runner in the L-L League. Saturday at the State Meet held on the...

    • Posted November 5, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Hunter Lehman fights for extra yardage during Friday’s season finale at Donegal. (Photo by Dwight Palm)
    Mounts fall to Donegal, finish season 0-10

    There were some good and bad to take away from Ephrata’s 67-21 season-ending loss at Donegal this past Friday. The Mounts finished their first Section Three season winless at 0-6, and were 0-10 overall this year. They’ll...

    • Posted November 5, 2014
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